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Untitled (Steel Worker, Empire State)

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Untitled (Steel Worker, Empire State)

ca. 1931
20th century
286 x 240 mm (11.3 x 9.4 in.)

Lewis Wickes Hine, American, (1874–1940)

Object Type: photograph
Medium and Support: Gelatin silver print
Marks: Inscribed on verso with two photographer’s stamps, each: “Lewis W. Hine / Interpretive Photography / Hastings-on-Hudson, New York”; inscribed in artist’s hand on verso: “Steel Worker guiding a great column as it goes up onto Empire State”
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Purchased by the donor from Witkin Gallery, 1975
Bibliography: Lewis W. Hine with an introduction by Freddy Langer, The Empire State Building (Munich: Prestel, 1998), p. 69; Lewis W. Hine, Men at Work (1932, republished NY: Dover, 1977), unpaginated.
Credit Line: Gift of Russell G. D’Oench, Jr., 1991
Accession Number: 1991.30.24

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This object has the following keywords:
  • labor - Usage in the sense of physical work
  • New York City - TGN 7007567 (“New York” preferred, “New York City” display; retained “City” for clarity)
  • Northeastern United States - TGN 4011496 (general region): The term typically refers to New England and the northern Atlantic seaboard, including Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey.

Location Latitude: American, Longitude: D'Oench

  • image Dimensions: 286 x 240 mm (11.3 x 9.4 in.)

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